Board and organisation

The everyday operations of the Foundation are led by the CEO Annamari Arrakoski-Engardt. There are 19 employees at the Foundation, some of which are working on project base or part-time. The Foundation’s operations are steered by the Board, members of which represent a broad variety of science, society and business life. The goals, schedules and budgets of all projects within marine culture and environmental projects are subject to approval by the Board. Moreover, the Board steers and monitors project progress and the financial status of the Foundation on a regular basis.


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Members of the Board

Juha Nurminen, Chairman
Eeva Ahdekivi
Juho Lipsanen
Kaisa Olkkonen
Markku Ollikainen
Tommi Juusela
Marja-Leena Rinkineva
Hannu Syrjänen
Jukka Anteroinen

Clean Baltic Sea Advisory Group

We are supported by an advisory team, consisting of experts and key stakeholder representatives, all working with us on a pro bono basis

Kaisa Olkkonen, John Nurminen Foundation’s Board, Chairman
Ilkka Herlin, BSAG
Lea Kauppi, SYKE
Esa Nikunen, City of Helsinki
Liisa Rohweder, WWF
Johanna Buchert, LUKE
Anja Nysten, NEFCO
Liisa Pietola, MTK
Helena Tuuri, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Annamari Arrakoski-Engardt, John Nurminen Foundation
Juha Nurminen, John Nurminen Foundation